2012 Group Project 3

From Embryology

Taste Development

Introduction to the Gustatory System


Timeline of Developmental Processes of the Gustatory System

Sensory Taste Development; UNSW Embryology

History of Discoveries

Adult Tongue and Taste Buds – Structure and Function

Taste Map


(try to include technologies to detect abnormalities during pregnancy)

Current Research

In an animal study using mice Suzuki Y, Ikeda K, Kawakami K.(2011) stating that deficiencies in certain Six genes (specifically Six1 & Six4) leads to poor gustatory development. There is also evidence of a cooperative relationship between Six genes for normal development.[1]

Future Research



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2012 Projects: Vision | Somatosensory | Taste | Olfaction | Abnormal Vision | Hearing